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September 21, 2013

Fifth-ranked Rockets roll in SCC opener

EDDYVILLE — After suffering the first two losses of its spectacular volleyball season thus far, fifth-ranked (2A) Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont responded in a big way by rolling in a long-awaited South Central Conference opener.

Karlie Taylor dominated at the net, drilling 23 kills on 30-35 hitting while also serving up a team-high four aces as the Rockets rolled past Clarke in an easy three-game home sweep Tuesday night. EBF won 25-12, 25-17 and 25-13 over the Indians to open SCC action at 1-0.

“We played a solid match. We were dominate on offense as well as serving,” EBF head volleyball head coach Gladys Genskow said. “The girls controlled the match well going into this night with a new line up. You never know how change will go and it went better than expected. I’m proud of how they adapted and worked together.

“We will work to better ourselves in those new positions and keep pressing forward to improve in all aspects of our game.”

The Rockets (15-2) were originally scheduled to open SCC action on the road last week at Centerville before a heat wave caused that match to be postponed. No. 5 (2A) EBF will make up that conference road trip to face the Redettes tonight at Lakeview Gymnasium.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

No. 5 (2A) Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 25-25-25,

Clarke, Osceola 12-17-13

EBF Statistics

Karlie Taylor: 30/35 Attacking, 23 Kills, 1 Assist, 11/14 Serving, 4 Aces, 4 Digs, 1 Block

Tasha Alexander: 17/20 Attacking, 9 Kills, 4 Assists, 9/10 Serving, 2 Aces, 13 Digs

Paige Shafer: 3/3 Attacking, 1 Kill, 41 Assists, 6/8 Serving, 1 Ace, 5 Digs

Sadie Baugher: 6/6 Attacking, 3 Kills, 17/17 Serving, 1 Ace, 4 Digs

McKinley Moore: 6/9 Attacking, 5 Kills,

Haegen Boyer: 5/6 Serving, 1 Ace, 5 Digs

Taylor Leffler: 10/12 Attacking, 5 Kills, 6/8 Serving, 1 Ace, 1 Dig, 3 Blocks

Abby Boyer: 3/3 Attacking, 1 Dig

Sylina Busch: 8/8 Serving, 1 Ace, 3 Digs.

Pekin tops Wapello in four games to earn road SEISC North win

WAPELLO – The Panthers of Pekin battled for each game on Tuesday night to earn a Southeast Iowa Superconference north division road win at Wapello. Three narrow games overcame a big game-three effort by the Arrows as the Panthers picked up the conference match 26-24, 25-23, 18-25 and 25-22.

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